A Stranger at Green Knowe

A Stranger at Green Knowe

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Overview


L. M. Boston's thrilling and chilling tales of Green Knowe, a haunted manor deep in an overgrown garden in the English countryside, have been entertaining readers for half a century. Now the children of Green Knowe--both alive and ghostly--are back in appealing new editions.
The spooky original illustrations have been retained, but dramatic new cover art by Brett Helquist (illustrator of A Series of Unfortunate Events) gives the books a fresh, timeless appeal for today's readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780152817527
Publisher: Harcourt Children's Books
Publication date: 08/01/1961
Series: Green Knowe Chronicles Series , #4
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author


LUCY MARIA BOSTON (1892-1990) purchased a ramshackle manor house near Cambridge, England, in 1935, which over a period of two years she lovingly restored. It is this house that inspired her, at the age of sixty-two, to take pen in hand and create the beloved Green Knowe series.

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A Stranger at Green Knowe 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
hanayo on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Hanno is a african gorilla.He lives in the zoo but unhappy.Ping is a little boy and He is unhappy,too.They become a friend.One day Hanno escapes from the zoo with Ping.They are happy.But A sad thing happen.This book is the moved story.
hyji on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This is a story a boy and gorilla. A boy brought up in jangle. A gorilla lived in zoo and he escaped. Two met a place where a boy spent his holiday again. But they had to good bye. It moved me.
mojocoxama on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This book's main character is Ping who is a Chines boy. He is alone because he has no family. One day, he met a big gorilla, Hanno in the zoo. In my surprised, he understood Hanno's feeling. They became like a vest friends. However, a sad accident happened... I was so impressed by this story. I thought, the animals have a mind like a human. This book taught me something important. I reccommend you this book.
haniwa on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
this story is moved me.ping is very cool. he does'nt like child.but he meets hannno, and he is changing.